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Spider-Gwen Gets a Manga Makeover In New Fan Art Video

Spider-Gwen is a fan-favorite version of Spider-Man’s Gwen Stacy character, and now in a new piece of fan art, she’s been given a manga-style upgrade! In Marvel’s multiverse known as the Spider-Verse, Spider-Gwen is a popular doppelgänger of Gwen Stacy’s, and now in a new fan art video, she gets a manga makeover that fans didn’t even …

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A Vase Kept in an Ordinary Kitchen Turned Out to Be a Qing-Dynasty Artwork Worth Millions

The artwork’s last owner purchased it for just a few hundred pounds.  Photo courtesy of Dreweatts When Mark Newstead first saw the blue-and-gold porcelain vase sitting in his friend’s kitchen in the late 1990s, he thought it looked familiar. Based on the colors, design, and shape of the vessel, the Asian ceramics and artworks consultant for …

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‘Showing Up’ Review: A Stressed Artist Befriends a Wounded Pigeon in Kelly Reichardt’s Feather-Light Comedy

Cannes: Kelly Reichardt and Michelle Williams reunite for a slight but charming comedy of resentment set in the Portland art scene. “First Cow” may not have been anywhere near as soul-devouringly sad as “Wendy and Lucy,” but that bittersweet frontier comedy about two friends who get milked to death while trying to make an honest …

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Important message behind giant sculptures appearing on waterfront

Three giant sculptures are coming to Liverpool’s iconic waterfront in a few months and they each carry an important message. Liverpool Biennial and Liverpool BID Company announced the monumental new public artwork by artist Alicja Biala, which will address the urgent and devastating impact of climate change on Merseyside. The work will be on display …

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‘He’s sabotaged his entire life for greed’: the $86m rise and fall of Inigo Philbrick

He has been condemned as a “serial swindler”, who duped art investors into parting with an eye-watering $86m, but his victims will never forget the charm and charisma of Inigo Philbrick. The suave American dealer, with a gallery at an exclusive London address, a Midas touch that brought soaring profits in art sales and a …

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Tired of being ‘fetishized and invisible,’ Asian artists are changing the narrative

Written by Ann Binlot, CNN In much of Western art, Asian women have often appeared as one-dimensional characters — sometimes seen as meek and docile, and at other times hypersexualized and exoticized. But such portrayals fail to show individuals coming from a myriad of cultural backgrounds, their identities rooted in distinctly different countries and histories. …

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Beam me up, Priti! The sci-fi about teleporting refugees that feels very real

Five months ago, a pretty important envelope dropped into the mailbox of Meriem Bennani’s lawyer. The Moroccan-born, New York-based artist had been granted a green card, and was now a lawful, permanent resident of the US. “It’s weird,” she says over a glass of sparkling water in a bar close to Nottingham Contemporary, the gallery …

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The Duchess of Cornwall, 74, pictured here on May 18 during a visit to Ottawa, is joint royal president (along with her husband Prince Charles) of conservation charity Elephant Family, which was founded by her late brother Mark Shand

Duchess of Cornwall’s conservation charity, hosts Eggs of an Era exhibition to celebrate Jubilee

Duchess of Cornwall’s conservation charity, founded by her late brother, hosts Eggs of an Era art exhibition in London to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Camilla’s charity Elephant Family is hosting a special exhibition to mark Jubilee The exhibition will raise funds for conservation work in South Asia Features seven giant eggs, created by artists, on …

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